Blood urea nitrogen (BUN), creatinine, uric acid, serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase (SGOT), lactic dehydrogenase (LDH) and alkaline phosphatase;
Maintain clinical records for each patient in accordance with professional principles; and
Have available other support services, including physical therapy, pharmacy, inhalation therapy, blood banking, medical records and nuclear medicine.
(4) Physical design.
In regard to physical design, a renal dialysis center or facility shall:
Provide 80 square feet per patient bed to permit movement of emergency equipment;
Have separate clean and sterile work areas to separate contaminated and soiled materials from the patient care area;
Have adequate space for refrigerated and non-refrigerated storage, with separate facilities for food storage;
Provide electrical connections at each dialysis station in accordance with federal and state electrical safety regulations;
Have unit plumbing, including check cut-off valves and back-flow preventors, which assumes adequate incoming water pressure to conform to equipment requirements and to prevent back-flow from waste lines. Treated water shall be delivered through pipes of inert materials containing no copper;
Provide appropriate means for disposal of solid waste, preferably by incineration;
Provide a convenient toilet room with a toilet and wash basin for patient use only;
Have a janitor's closet within or adjacent to the unit; and
(5) Equipment and supplies.
In regard to equipment and supplies, a renal dialysis center or facility shall:
Have equipment available to sterilize items that require sterilization;
Provide equipment in accordance with federal and state safety specifications and appropriately clean the equipment following each dialysis procedure;
Provide treatment of water used for the dialysate to remove fluorides and prevent health hazards due to mineral content;
Provide safeguards to ensure patient safety in the installation and maintenance of home dialysis equipment; and
Have available cannulation trays, infusion pumps, intubation trays and emergency resuscitation equipment.
(6) Policies and procedures.
In regard to policies and procedures, a renal dialysis center or facility shall have:
Unit policies and procedures, in writing and updated at least annually. These policies and procedures shall relate to the operation of the unit and shall include infection control and emergency evacuation policies and procedures;
Patient care policies and procedures, in writing and updated at least annually. These policies and procedures shall include the development of individualized long and short term patient care plans for every patient and a list of patient rights and responsibilities, including a grievance mechanism, which is made available to all patients; and
Home dialysis and self-dialysis policies and procedures, in writing. The home or self-dialysis training unit shall develop additional policies and procedures, updated at least annually, to govern home dialysis and self-dialysis training and home analysis and self-dialysis activities. These policies and procedures shall include appropriate evaluation and surveillance of home dialysis and self-dialysis patients and equipment.
DHS 152.08 History
Cr. Register, June, 1988, No. 390
, eff. 7-1-88; am. (3) (d) 6., Register, December, 1994, No. 468
, eff. 1-1-95.
DHS 152.09 CRD program advisory committee. DHS 152.09(1)(1)
A CRD program advisory committee shall be established by the department and shall be given staff support by the department. The committee shall consist of 12 Wisconsin citizens, as follows:
Four physicians, 2 of whom are nephrologists and the other 2 transplant surgeons;
Appointments to the committee shall be made by the department for 3-year staggered terms, with replacement of members from the same category to complete unexpired terms of members unable to complete their terms. The committee shall elect its own chairperson.
The committee shall meet at the discretion of the chairperson, on petition of any 5 members or by the request of the department.
The committee shall advise the department about defining, clarifying or otherwise modifying policies and operational procedures to implement s. 49.48
The department may establish technical advisory subcommittees from the committee membership to advise staff of the department on changes and progress in technology and science requiring changes in rules or procedures for the administration of the program.
DHS 152.09 History
Cr. Register, June, 1988, No. 390
, eff. 7-1-88.